BLOG BITS - Tech Learning

BLOG BITS

“Teachers intentionally nurture a community in the digital age learning ecosystem.
Author:
Publish date:

“Teachers intentionally nurture a community in the digital age learning ecosystem. They know the interests, strengths, and challenges of their students, and they are eager to learn alongside them.”
—Tim Clark

“There are numerous reasons why we overblock the Internet. Many times it’s because of our own administrative fear, need for control, lack of knowledge, or unwillingness to educate ourselves and our communities.”
—Scott McLeod

“Teachers are unwillingly finding themselves in a pro-IT versus anti- IT battle in which the key victims are taxpayers and their children.”
—Mark Anderson

Featured

Related

BLOG BITS

If we want graduates who are critical thinkers and problem solvers, we have to create learning environments in which students get to practice those skills in meaningful, authentic ways.

BLOG BITS

“There’s something amazing about learning together, solving problems together, and gaining belief and trust in the idea that if we just keep asking hard questions together, we can come up with the answers we need together.”

BLOG BITS

The simple act of turning desks into circles so that students talk to each other about important topics—while their teacher takes a back seat—can go a long way.

BLOG BITS

I will acknowledge that good teaching and good inquiry can happen without technology; but I think in order for our classrooms to remain relevant … it suddenly is about the technology in a way that it wasn’t previously.

BLOG BITS

“We need to stop targeting media as the problem and start getting to the heart of the issue...if there really is one.”

BLOG BITS

“The ‘digital native’ is a generational metaphor. ... It’s the notion that there is a particular generation of people who are fundamentally unknowable and incomprehensible.”

BLOG BITS

“Before friend-requesting an educator, students should understand that educators are mandated reporters.”

BLOG BITS

“The best way to create a transformative classroom is by giving students choice.”